With the big bang entry of billionaire Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio Infocomm, the price war among telecom companies has intensified which is eventually benefiting customers at large. Customers are gaining more each day as the competition in this sector had come to an extreme. Companies are finding hard to survive by cheaper data and calling tariff plans.
Reliance Jio Plus is offering 1GB of 4G data and unlimited calling to all network for free till March 31. From April 1 onward, Reliance Jio loyal customers opting for Jio Prime service will get unlimited data and calls till March 31, 2018, for one time registration fee of Rs 99 and Rs 303 per month. To offset Reliance Jio dominance, BSNL said that the data of 2 GB per day is one of the best in the industry.
To counter threat from Reliance Jio, state-run telecom firm BSNL+ has launched a new plan that offers 2GB of 3G data per day and unlimited calling within its network for Rs 339. “The benefits customer will get under the Combo STV (special tariff voucher) of Rs 339 are unlimited calls in BSNL network and unlimited data with fair use policy of 2GB per day with validity of 28 days,” BSNL said in a statement.
State-owned telecom firm BSNL has placed purchase orders for 156 additional towers under a scheme to strengthen mobile network facility in Rural Areas Tier two cities across india.
BSNL also Offers 1GB for Rs.1 Data Plan Now, to compete with Reliance, BSNL has come up with an amazing data plan too. Now, while Reliance is offering 1 GB of data for Rs.50, BSNL is offering it for just Rs. 1. Under this plan, customers can download unlimited Broadband data without bothering about any data limit in GB. BSNL shall offer 2 Mbps speed under this plan.The difference between Reliance Jio and BSNL will be the nature of the connection. Jio is wireless while BSNL’s this new upcoming plan is going to be wireline or wired connection.
On other hand Idea Cellular, the country’s No 3 mobile carrier, said it will allow open market data recharges of 1GB and above to work on Idea’s 2G, 3G or 4G networks without any differential rates, and this will be rolled out nationally by March 31.